Conflux is delighted to welcome the wonderful Lee Murray as our Conflux Guest of Honour.

Lee Murray is an award-winning writer of fantasy, science fiction, and horror. She lives with her family in the Land of the Long White Cloud where she conjures up stories for readers of all ages from her office overlooking a cow paddock.


  • Acquiring Editor, Omnium Gatherum Publishing
  • Programme Director GeyserCon, Rotorua 2019
  • Mentor/assessor NZSA, AHWA, SpecFicNZ

Sir Julius Vogel Awards

  • Best Novel for Hounds of the Underworld with Dan Rabarts, 2018
  • Best Novel for Into the Mist, 2017
  • Best Collected Work for At the Edge with Dan Rabarts, 2017
  • Service to Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror, Lee Murray, 2017
  • Best Short Story for The Thief’s Tale, 2016
  • Best Short Story for Inside Ferndale, 2015
  • Best Novella/Novelette for Cave Fever, in Regeneration, 2014
  • Best Collected Work for Baby Teeth with Dan Rabarts, 2014
  • Best Short Story for Hope is the Thing With Feathers 2013
  • Best Youth Novel for Battle of the Birds, 2012

Australasian Shadows Awards

  • Award Best Edited Work for Baby Teeth with Dan Rabarts, 2014

You will see her in her Guest of Honour presentation today at 11.45am and Kaffeeklatsche at 2.30pm along with the other panels she is on. She is also taking pitches on behalf of Omnium Gatherum so check with registration if there are spots left.